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Entrepreneurship on the Rise for Women of Color, Hispanic Women Own Nearly 1.5 Million Businesses Nationwide

Aug 23, 2015

Entrepreneurship on the Rise for Women of Color, Hispanic Women Own Nearly 1.5 Million Businesses Nationwide

latinpost.com

Women-owned business growth has been swelling for years. Non-white, multicultural women are the secret force behind overall progress and the introduction of more than $1.5 trillion in revenue to the nation's economy, according to a new report.

Latinos Still Owning Key Digital Technology User Trends

Aug 21, 2015

Latinos Still Owning Key Digital Technology User Trends

latinpost.com

A 2015 study of Latinos' digital habits confirms that U.S. Hispanic consumers are still leading key technology and digital trends. In short, it looks like Latinos won't be giving up their place on the top of forward-thinking consumers of cutting edge technology any time soon.

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Plan To Invest in Small Business

Aug 11, 2015

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces Plan To Invest in Small Business

latinpost.com

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) recently announced a plan that will help small business owners and entrepreneurs apply for financial support and capital assistance.

How To Pay For College - 6 Tips From Latino Experts

Jul 31, 2015

How To Pay For College - 6 Tips From Latino Experts

nbcnews.com

Angelica Melendez said no one guided her through the process of applying and paying for college. She couldn't turn to her parents because they never went to college and didn't know the process either. As a result, she made costly mistakes.

Latinas in Tech: Miami Non-Profit CodeLLa Kicks Off Summer Program in the Cloud with New Partnership

Jul 31, 2015

Latinas in Tech: Miami Non-Profit CodeLLa Kicks Off Summer Program in the Cloud with New Partnership

latinpost.com

The technology industry has a diversity problem. And for Latinas in technology, the problem is doubled: Demographic reports from major Silicon Valley companies show Hispanic employment averages in the single digits, while women make up far less than half of the workforce. Many organizations are seeking to help change that trend ...

Meet the woman behind the woman on the $10 bill

Jul 22, 2015

Meet the woman behind the woman on the $10 bill

cnn.com

Rosie Rios notices when women are missing in action... So after being sworn in as treasurer in 2009, she became fixated on a goal: putting a woman on U.S. currency.

Rita Moreno to Receive Prestigious Kennedy Center Honor

Jul 15, 2015

Rita Moreno to Receive Prestigious Kennedy Center Honor

nbcnews.com

Rita Moreno, the legendary actress and singer, will be one of 6 Kennedy Center Honors recipients, the organization announced Tuesday. The 38th annual awards recognize "the extraordinary and unparalleled talents of individuals whose impact and genius have left an indelible mark on civilization."

It's official: Latinos now outnumber whites in  California

Jul 8, 2015

It's official: Latinos now outnumber whites in California

latimes.com

The demographers agreed: At some point in 2014, Latinos would pass whites as the largest ethnic group in California. Determining when exactly that milestone would occur was more of a tricky question. Counting people isn't like counting movie ticket receipts.

4 Wishes for the Class of 2015

Jul 3, 2015

4 Wishes for the Class of 2015

huffingtonpost.com

I am honored to be here today to address Dean Yingyi Qian, Tsinghua School of Economics and Management's distinguished faculty, proud family members, supportive friends, and most importantly, the class of 2015. (The following speech was delivered on June 27, 2015 at the Tsinghua School of Economics & Management commencement in Beijing by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook)

Smithsonian Portrays Civil Rights Struggle Through Dolores Huerta

Jul 3, 2015

Smithsonian Portrays Civil Rights Struggle Through Dolores Huerta

nbcnews.com

Dolores Huerta is the first Latina to be portrayed in the "One Life" exhibition series, but unlike the title suggests, the exhibit is a portion - a very important one - of the 85-year-old activist's life. "She is an amazing role model," said Kim Sajet, director of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. "I think this was a great opportunity to feature someone that we should all know more about."

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